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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 For Dummies by Dan Gookin

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Chapter 7

Voice Mail and Beyond

In This Chapter

arrow Configuring basic voice mail

arrow Retrieving messages

arrow Getting a Google Voice account

arrow Adding another phone to Google Voice

arrow Using the Google Voice app

You know the drill: “At the sound of the tone, please leave your message.” Is it even necessary to ask any more? Can’t the message simply say “Beep!”? Your astute friends would figure it out. Those not paying attention wouldn’t leave a message, which is probably a good thing. Whether they leave a message or not, you can always check the phone to see who has called, as described in Chapter 5. This chapter covers everything else having to do with leaving a message at the tone.

Plain Old, Boring Carrier Voice Mail

The most basic, and most stupid, form of voice mail is the free voice-mail service provided by the cellular provider. It’s a standard feature with few frills and nothing that stands out ...

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